Bluesy singer-harmonica player Lee Koch heard voices and they told him not to quit his night job, so he didn't, and now here he comes back to his favorite venue for a gig tonight at Zoey's in Ventura. Koch parlayed his 15 minutes of fame on NBC's music competition show "The Voice" into a tour across the country. In case you're unaware, "The Voice" is another of those endless, mindless and senseless competition shows that couch-bound Americans find so riveting.
Koch moved to the 805 from Temecula a few years back and released an album in 2009, "Same As Blood," that was produced by Jesse Siebenberg. Koch could often be heard sitting in with numerous local musicians or fronting his own band, the Grinders. Then, Koch moved back to the triple-digit heat and familiarity of Temecula where he intended to open a bakery with his wife, Nicole. Read more »